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Mvp plus vs mvp3

Discussion in 'Western Plows Discussion' started by howardg3, Sep 14, 2015.

  1. howardg3

    howardg3 Junior Member
    from name
    Messages: 20

    Looking at adding plow to my fleet currently running mvp plus. Just wonder if there is any great advantage to buy mvp3 or just stick with mvp plus? Or if any has had mvp plus and switched to mvp3 and was it worth the switch ?
  2. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,393

    Windrowing large parking lots are fun.

    TLSIMMONS Member
    Messages: 53

    I have both and think both are great plows ,but don't see no great big advantage from one to the other.
  4. nealybird

    nealybird Senior Member
    Messages: 700

    We've had some people trade up. But we still sell lots of both. The other differences - besides the taller wings - would be the larger pivot pin and beefed up wings in that area, plus the 2" lift ram instead of 1-1/2". Pretty good material difference for the difference in price, IMO.
  5. MSsnowplowing

    MSsnowplowing Senior Member
    Messages: 687

    I went from the 8ft pro plus straight to the MVP3, LOVE IT.

    I plowed thru about 3.5 feet of snow with it and it went thru it like a hot knife thru butter.

    I like the taller wings, I think it throws the snow higher when I'm plowing.

    I also think when it's V'd you can get more snow into it because of the higher wings and less over flow.

    I do know switching has cut my plowing time down.

    Sites that took a hour before, I now do in 30-45 minutes with the MVP3.

    Doesn't sound like much but saving 15 - 30 minutes, with 10 sites even at 15 that cuts my time down by 2.5 hours, that allows me to pick up a few more contracts.
  6. truckitup

    truckitup Senior Member
    Messages: 254

    Love the MVP3 over the plus. I have had both. Just like every one else said love the higher sides and it will throw some snow. I have the wings on as well and it will move some snow.
  7. howardg3

    howardg3 Junior Member
    from name
    Messages: 20

    Is your mvp3 8.6 or 9.6 and how much width per side does wing add?
  8. truckitup

    truckitup Senior Member
    Messages: 254

    The plow is a 8.6 and the wings add another foot to each side, so 10.6 as a straight blade. The wings are worth every penny.

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